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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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TABLE R71. Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work by selected worker characteristics and number of days away from work, and median number of days away from work, private industry, 2018
Characteristic Total cases Number of days away from work
1 day 2 days 3 to 5 days 6 to 10 days 11 to 20 days 21 to 30 days 31 or more days Median days

Total

900,380 123,950 97,350 158,540 107,620 95,440 54,370 263,100 8

Male

541,330 71,930 56,470 92,220 65,190 58,310 34,170 163,050 9

Female

353,440 51,080 40,510 65,640 41,690 36,630 19,810 98,080 7

14 - 15

250 150 40 20 - 20 - - 1

16 - 19

25,780 5,350 3,570 5,830 3,560 3,490 920 3,060 5

20 - 24

88,840 15,750 12,780 17,780 12,850 9,640 4,600 15,440 5

25 - 34

191,650 31,430 23,440 38,040 23,180 20,400 9,990 45,170 6

35 - 44

174,020 23,860 20,170 32,030 19,430 17,350 10,960 50,210 8

45 - 54

193,650 23,220 17,760 31,660 22,810 19,150 12,010 67,040 11

55 - 64

168,520 17,560 13,800 24,620 18,890 19,140 11,820 62,700 15

65 and over

42,550 4,170 4,000 6,030 5,080 4,830 3,360 15,080 14

Age group not reported

15,100 2,470 1,780 2,530 1,810 1,420 710 4,380 7

Management, Business, and Financial Occupations

29,000 5,320 3,280 4,970 2,820 3,080 2,110 7,420 7

Computer, Engineering, and Science Occupations

5,860 1,010 780 1,020 1,080 480 350 1,140 6

Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, and Media Occupations

25,100 4,780 3,410 5,210 2,910 2,310 1,110 5,380 5

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

50,810 7,700 6,170 9,960 6,660 5,270 2,800 12,230 6

Service occupations

213,440 31,980 26,950 42,800 26,150 23,240 12,580 49,750 6

Sales and Related Occupations

59,610 8,400 5,930 11,480 6,960 6,350 2,720 17,780 8

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

64,800 8,070 7,010 10,610 7,150 7,530 4,090 20,340 10

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

15,390 2,230 1,570 3,450 1,920 1,750 800 3,680 7

Construction and Extraction Occupations

73,630 9,800 6,860 11,210 8,550 8,240 5,340 23,630 11

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

79,380 10,940 8,430 12,180 8,440 8,220 5,970 25,190 10

Production Occupations

98,140 15,630 10,400 17,130 11,110 10,750 5,260 27,870 7

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

184,470 17,700 16,510 28,480 23,820 18,190 11,210 68,560 13

Less than 3 months

106,980 17,130 14,660 20,450 12,520 10,550 5,010 26,650 6

3 -
11 months

193,320 28,580 23,090 36,840 23,780 20,340 10,190 50,500 7

1 -
5 years

314,120 44,920 34,490 55,980 39,390 33,920 19,160 86,260 7

5 years or more

273,470 31,710 23,930 43,150 30,790 29,250 19,160 95,480 13

White

298,030 48,850 33,470 54,740 33,180 30,880 17,390 79,520 7

Hispanic or Latino

123,390 16,120 15,210 22,010 15,710 13,400 7,390 33,540 8

Black or African American

71,600 9,780 7,860 13,090 8,950 7,090 3,940 20,880 8

Asian

12,750 1,620 1,380 2,510 1,760 1,240 650 3,580 7

American Indian or Alaska Native

3,270 650 480 420 300 470 80 870 6

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

2,300 250 310 320 290 310 150 660 10

Multi-
race

780 130 160 150 70 30 - 220 4

Hispanic and other

1,060 50 210 90 200 120 280 120 10

Race not reported

387,220 46,500 38,280 65,210 47,140 41,920 24,470 123,710 10

Notes:
Days-away-from-work cases include those that resulted in days away from work, some of which also included job transfer or restriction. Dash indicates data do not meet publication guidelines, data may be too small to be displayed. Because of rounding and data exclusion of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, in cooperation with participating state agencies.

 

Last Modified Date: November 7, 2019